Meet the Staff

Kasey Hanna – Director

Kasey joined the Rushville Animal Shelter in May of 2018 and has been a wonderful asset to the department. Her experience includes a lifetime of experience with live stock and her love of all animals. She is a Rush County native and with that she brings the knowledge and experience of the local community.

In March 2020 Kasey moved from Assistant Director to Director. She stepped into this role with 2 years of experience working directly on meeting the vision and goals of the shelter.

Morgan Breese – Assistant Director

Morgan originally joined the Rushville Animal Shelter in Summer of 2018 as an Animal Care Assistant and Animal Control Officer. In November 2020, she stepped into the role of Assistant Director with a year of experience as an Animal Control Officer and Animal Care Assistant at the shelter. She also has a year of experience as a Veterinary Technician and attended Ashworth College for her Veterinary Assistant Certification.

Morgan has always had full compassion for all animals growing up. She’s a Rush County native and currently owns a Great Dane, Staffordshire Bull Terrier and 2 cats. She also has a daughter who has already shown a huge love for animals.

Since being Assistant Director, Morgan is working along side Kasey on meeting the visions and goals of our shelter and maintaining animal control.

Bart Cottrell – Animal Care Assistant

Bart joined our team in July 2020 as a primary Kennel Attendant. He comes in each each day before the sun rises to clean kennels, feed animals, wash laundry and dishes, and complete tasks as requested so that everyone else can focus on all other tasks that are required to run an animal shelter.

Christy Cleland – Animal Care Assistant

Christy joined our team in September 2020 to primarily help with adoptions, intakes, kennel enrichment, and animal control related calls.  She is a life time Rush County Resident and mother of two. She is dedicated in keeping the shelter clean and welcoming.